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Ms. Rivera from El Paso TX is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Professional Development for Teachers!

I need a MacBook computer to take financial literacy Professional Development online courses.

  • $1,469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school in a low socioeconomic area, and 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. For some of our kids, these are the only two meals they have in a day.

Although my kids face many challenges, they are always eager to learn.

We are also three miles away from Ft. Bliss, so we have many military families in our school as well. Our school is located in a border city, and many of my students moved here from Mexico and are English language learners. I'm always looking for innovative ways to teach my kids and encourage them to love school and learning.

My Project

I am a first-year teacher that has a lot to learn. Much of our learning now is through the use of technology. I would like a MacBook computer to take online financial literacy professional development courses. There are many free online professional development websites available to teachers, like Hands-on Banking. Educators can view videos on how to teach budgeting, learn about needs vs. wants, the advantages of savings, credit, banks, and where money comes from.

Teachers are always willing to learn new ways to help their students!

I want to help my students learn about and practice responsible financial choices! A MacBook will help me view these financial literacy PD videos anytime or any place.

Ms. Rivera
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Air (Latest Model) - 13.3'Display - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Flash Storage - Silver • Best Buy Education $1,199.99 1 $1,199.99

Materials cost

$1,199.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,247.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$220.23

Total project goal

$1,468.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,468.22

1 Donor

-$1,468.22

Donations toward project cost

-$1,247.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$220.23

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$0.00

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